Chechen leader allows forces to fire on federal troops

April 23, 2015 9:24 AM

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MOSCOW (AP) — The head of Chechnya has allowed local security forces to open fire on Russian federal troops if they operate in the region without his approval.

Ramzan Kadyrov's Wednesday comments send a worrying sign about a potential rift between him and the Kremlin.

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